The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U26217, leak, 2 Oct 1867

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The schooner WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE, which left Chicago on the 9th for Buffalo sprung a leak when 20 miles out and had to put back to Milwaukee, which she reached in a sinking condition. Her cargo was lost, but covered by insurance.
      The vessel went into dry-dock for repairs.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Tuesday, October 15, 1867

Schooner WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE. U. S. No. 26217. Of 371.81 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
Schooner WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE. Of 371 tons. Built Bay City, Mich., May 1866, by W. Crosthwaite. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Owned by A.J. McGraw. Class, B 1. Value $10,000
      Assocation of Lake Undderwriters
      Vessel Classification Register, 1876

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U26217, leak, 2 Oct 1867